York 50+ Festival Information Fair

YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2019
INFORMATION FAIR
Tuesday 10th September

YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2019 INFORMATION FAIRS

Our usual venue, The Guildhall, remains unavailable due to refurbishment works,
so this year we are again using two smaller venues in the city centre:-

ST. SAMPSON’S CENTRE and THE SPURRIERGATE CENTRE
Tuesday 10th September, 10am – 3pm
Owing to space limitations these have been filled by invitation only.

To compensate for these restrictions we are also using two Locality Venues:
TANG HALL COMMUNITY CENTRE
Wednesday 4th September, 10 am – 3 pm
and
THE GATEWAY CENTRE, ACOMB
Friday 13 September, 10 am – 3 pm

The application form for the GATEWAY CENTRE stands is available here

The application form for TANG HALL COMMUNITY CENTRE stands is available here

Enquiries to Trisha at the YOPA Office by phone: 01904 202293 (Monday & Thursday mornings only)
By post: York Older People’s Assembly, 49 North Moor Road, Huntington, York YO32 9QN
By email: yorkolderpeoplesassembly@outlook.com

YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2018
INFORMATION FAIR
Tuesday 11th September

Our usual venue,The Guildhall remains unavailable due to refurbishment works,
so this year we are used two small venues in town on the 11th September.
St. Sampsons and The Spurriergate Centre.
These two venues are very small so we are filled these by invitation only.

SPURRIERGATE CENTRE

City of York Council – Housing Options, Healthwatch, Ideal Living (Anne Wyn-Jones),
Keep Sake Art Last Wishes ( Chris Dudinska), Live Well York, WEA (Workers Educational Association), York Neighbours,
York Healing Clinic, York Older People’s Assembly,York Wellbeing, Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust, Mickehill Retirement Living.

ST. SAMPSONS CENTRE

Age UK York AWOC ( Ageing Without Children ), Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors, OCAY (Older Citizens Advocacy York), The Wilberforce Trust.

To compensate for these restrictions we are also used two Locality Venues:

1. TANG HALL COMMUNITY CENTRE – WEDNESDAY 5 SEPTEMBER

Age UK York (Sloppy Slipper Exchange and free nail cutting services), Be Independent, Dementia Forward,
Home Instead, Live Well York–New Earswick & District Indoor Bowls Club, OCAY (York Older Peoples Advocacy),
Wilberforce Trust, York Blind & Partially Sighted Society, York Carers Centre, York Older People’s Assembly, Experience Counts (Just Ask).

2. THE GATEWAY CENTRE, ACOMB – FRIDAY 14 SEPTEMBER

Age UK York (Sloppy Slipper Exchange and free nail cutting services), AWOC (Ageing Without Children), Be Independent,
Home Instead, IDAS, New Earswick & District Indoor Bowls Club, OCAY (Older Citizens Advocacy York)
Rotary York Ainsty, Wilberforce Trust, York Blind & Partially Sighted Society, York Older People’s Assembly, York Wellbeing.

Selected Pictures by Catherine Sotheran – photos

Pictures by Sue Lister – photos

Any Enquiries to Trisha at the YOPA Office: 01904 202293
(Monday & Thursday mornings only)
or post it to:
York Older People’s Assembly,
49 North Moor Road, Huntington, York. YO32 9QN

or alternatively email it to: yorkolderpeoplesassembly@outlook.com

YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2017
INFORMATION FAIR
Tuesday 12th September
10am – 3pm

York Explore, Central Library. listing

City of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise listing

Spurrigate Centre, Coney Street listing

St. Sampson’s, Church Street listing

Selected Pictures – photos

YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2016
INFORMATION FAIR
Tuesday 15th September
10am – 3pm

Another successful day with the sun shining and people chatting,
seeking and finding advice, and meandering from the Guildhall to more information
at the Spurriergate Centre and St Sampson’s Centre.
Long may the Info Fairs continue!

Guildhall stands listing
Spurriergate Centre listing
St Sampson’s Centre listing

Photos:here

YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2015
INFORMATION FAIR
Tuesday 10th September
10am – 3pm

A buzzing success – see photos

Guildhall stands listing
Spurriergate Centre listing
St Sampson’s Centre listing
York Explore Library listing

The Lord Mayor, Cllr Sonja Crisp, opened the Fair and chatted to stand holders
at the Guildhall and Spurriergate Centre.
The weather was fine and hundreds of people dropped in to
gather advice, information leaflets, samples, and have a chat over a cuppa and cake.

YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2014
INFORMATION FAIR
Wednesday 10th September
10am – 4pm

30 stands at the York Guildhall: listing
6 stands at Spurriergate Centre: listing
6 stands at All Saints Pavement: listing
2 stands at St Sampson’s Centre: listing

PHOTO GALLERY
50+ Info Fair 2014

The Civic Party headed by the Lord Mayor,Cllr Ian Gillies, opened proceedings at the Guildhall
and then visited our spreading venues in sunny weather. The variety of stands,
the friendliness of stand holders, the usefulness of the advice,
the tasters, the refreshments and the tombola made for a lively and interesting day out.
YOPA looks forward to continuing this event for many years to come.

YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2013
INFORMATION FAIR

Thursday 12th September
10am – 4pm

GUILDHALL 30 stands
PARTICIPANTS & DESCRIPTIONS & PHOTOS
+
SPURRIERGATE CENTRE 6 stands

DESCRIPTIONS & PHOTOS

Opening by the Lord Mayor, Cllr Julie Gunnell, 30 stands offering advice, tasters, tips and information
on how to be healthy, wealthy and wise and everything in between!
Don’t miss the 6 overflow stands at the Spurriergate Centre, Coney Street, same day same time, 10 am – 4 pm.

YORK 50+ FESTIVAL 2012
INFORMATION FAIR

Guidhall, Thursday 13th September
10am – 4pm

PARTICIPANTS & DESCRIPTIONS & PHOTOS

10.00 am opening by the Lord Mayor, Cllr Keith Hyman,
with 30 stands offering advice, information, tasters, products and the chance of a good chat.
There is something for everyone! Refreshments and tombola to nourish and enliven the day’s proceedings.

York Older People's Assembly
York Older People's Assembly

Tel: 01904 202293

Email: yorkolderpeoplesassembly@outlook.com

49 North Moor Road
Huntington
York
YO32 9QN

Working for older people in York. YOPA aims to:

  1. represent the views of older people in York to decision makers locally and nationally.
  2. Inform older people about services that are available.
  3. Identify where needs are not being met.